Dean Williams


Dean Williams of Granbury, 72, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Granbury.

Funeral was set for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Granbury First Baptist Church. Burial: Granbury Cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday at Wiley Funeral Home. Memorials: Foster’s Home for Children, 1779 North Graham Street, Stephenville, Texas 76401.

Mr. Williams was born May 25, 1940, in Granbury, to Jesse Leslie “Bud” Williams and Alma Morrison Williams. He married Barbara Sue Price, Dec. 17, 1960, in Decatur. Dean was a member of Granbury First Baptist Church.

As an educator, Dean was both a teacher and a principal serving in Mission, Texas for one year, the Stephenville ISD for seven years and the Granbury ISD for 20 years before retiring in 1991.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Bud and Alma Williams, and sisters, Billie Durant and Macella Jackson.

Survivors: Wife, Barbara Sue Williams of Granbury; daughter, Darenda Sue Williams Garlick and husband, James Kevin Garlick, of Tolar; grandchildren, William Riley Garlick of Granbury, Kate Nicole Garlick Rist and husband, A.J. Rist, of Granbury; sister, Lee Bowden and husband, Jerry, of Ganbury.

Wiley Funeral Home made arrangements.